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Villa Romana Trattoria

Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 9000
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (126 reviews)
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
“italian food” (29 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I chose the open air front tables of this lovely Italian cuisine restaurant. The late evening hunger pangs struck and it had to be pizza. Judging by the amount of people still entering at 9 pm this is a popular venue. Spacious vibrant and the...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Clearly catering for the one time tourist visitors. Went for breakfast, really average food that could be made at home without effort. Really expect something a little special for the price. Coffee was average too and served in a tiny cup. I won't go back....More

Thank FNQld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such good pasta and wine! The location is great and the staff are very friendly. Highly recommend. Great local spot.

1  Thank Jade T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner at this establishment. Delicious pasta and good service. Lovely location overlooking the Esplanade. Would recommend Villa Romana to anyone looking for a nice restaurant serving a variety of seafood and pasta.

1  Thank Annette26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to sit and look out at the sea while eating. Great food, quick service, nice wine. Comfortable atmosphere even though eating alone

1  Thank JaniceB418
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast here, was nice but nothing you couldn't cook at home. Coffee very very average. Staff far from friendly, just serving & that's all, don't expect a smile.

Thank suzannej75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have often found food in Qld to be a bit below par coming from Melbourne but Villa Romana is first rate. Exceptional service, great pizza and melt in your mouth gnocchi. Kids lasagne was smszinf too. Gets very busy but food came out quickly...More

Thank Danni F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting a business colleague for early morning breakfast sounded like a great idea, especially at a prime tropical location overlooking Cairns Esplanade. Unfortunately, the dining experience left a lot to be desired. Plenty of staff in place but none of them seemed interested in serving...More

Thank Marie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a nice outlook over the bay (when the tide is in). Food was good and it was service in a timely manner, staff were friendly and this is a place I will come back to.

Thank Mark Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a nice spot along the Esplanade to have a family dinner, and I popped in at lunchtime to look at the menu. I asked a waiter a couple of questions and he seemed quite disinterested. Perhaps I popped in at an...More

Thank Peter_ZZZ111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 53
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Esplanade & Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 9000
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